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I am absolutely thrilled to be able to share this wedding with you because it’s very special to my heart!! My brother got married and I was able to play a small role in being Taylor and Jerran’s planner. I must admit that I didn’t give them much choice, but these two are some of…

  When your friend gets married, you want to shower her with lots of love, and of course, lots of gifts! Here’s a list of thoughtful, meaningful, and also creative and unique, gifts for that girl who has everything. Passport Case – Perfect for that bride-to-be with an exciting, international honeymoon planned with her husband-to-be.…

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For our brides with a pooch, its hard to even think of excluding our lovable canine from our wedding day! As part of the family, we want to include our sidekick on every adventure we take. Our wedding should be no different! The question is: how exactly do we include our dog in our people-only…

Wedding Cocktails

Signature cocktails are becoming a major trend in weddings and we absolutely love it. Have you considered how to create your personalized beverage for your big day? We have a couple tips on how to concoct and display these drinks for your guests to enjoy all night long! Consider The Season When coming up with…

Wedding Gown Wedding Dress

The wedding dress! The focal point of the entire evening and the elegant ensemble that makes being a bride so magical. We dream of the perfect dress and can’t wait to put it on. Sometimes our dream gown just doesn’t fit quite right though. The last thing you want is to be uncomfortable while saying…

Avila Dawn Events Wedding Menu

Let’s be real for a minute — food is an incredibly important detail in a wedding. Whether you are aiming for a full sit down dinner or buffet of hors d’oeuvres and delectables, make it count! When the music gets bumping and everyone wants to dance, the last thing you need is any “hangry” guests…



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Hiring Jevettra Gardner of Avila Dawn Events as our wedding planner was one of the best decisions we made. With everything going on in our lives at the time we would have lost our minds if we would have went any other route when planning our wedding. Jevettra had the ability and expertise to help View Full →

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Let me just start by saying… Jevettra is AMAZING! My husband and I never had a wedding, so we decided to dive into having our dream wedding on our 6th wedding anniversary. She went above and beyond my expectations and I couldn’t be happier to have used her services. I started out with somewhat of View Full →

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Your wedding day is one of the most exciting days of your life and planning can be very stressful….unless….you have the pleasure of working with Avila Dawn Events. Everything was completely organized. Each deadline that was set was met. Most of all wanting to make sure every idea we had for our special day come View Full →

Avila Dawn Events is hands-down the BEST!!! Jevettra was incredibily easy to work with and always responded promptly to any questions we had. They were able to take our vision and our personalities into account when designing our wedding and the results were even more beautiful and special than we anticipated! They were very professional, View Full →

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I owe the success of our wedding to Avila Dawn Events! Before hiring Jevettra the only they we had was a event space. From start to finish Jevettra made my wedding planning process extremely easy! The timelines kept us track, constant emails, and her recommendations of the best vendors. When it was time for wedding View Full →

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There aren’t enough words to express my gratitude for Jevettra from Avila Dawn Events. She is WONDERFUL. Not only did she make planning for our big day completely stress free, but she was so personable and friendly during the entire process that it felt like our best friend was our planner. Jevettra is worth her View Full →